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AUC Team Wins First Place at International Robot Competition

Five students at The American University in Cairo (AUC) won first p

AUC Ranks Among World's Top 200 in QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Out of 500 of the world’s top-ranked universities in the annual QS

AUC Students Establish Sustainable Rooftop Community Garden in Informal Cairo Neighborhood

Students of the Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology at The


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AUC-RiseUp Summit Partnership in Centennial Year

RiseUp Summit is coming to AUC New Cairo for the first time and is expected to attract 8,000-10,000 people, representing 60 countries. Startups and speakers from all around the world will be on campus from December 5 to 7 to conduct talks and workshops, and to inspire young entrepreneurs.

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Data Science, Gender, Interior Spaces Design Among New Undergraduate Studies this Fall

This fall, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the School of Sciences and Engineering added new majors, minors and graduate programs to their curricula. At the undergraduate level, there is a Bachelor of Science in data science, minor in gender studies and minor in design of interior spaces. At the graduate level, there is a Master of Science in architecture, Master of Science in petroleum, Master of Engineering in petroleum and a graduate diploma in global affairs.  

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AUC's Master in International Management/CEMS Welcomes First Cohort

This fall, AUC welcomed the first cohort of students to its Master in International Management/CEMS (The Global Alliance in Management Education) — the only AUC program ranked by the Financial Times and The Economist. AUC is the only CEMS academic partner in Africa and the Middle East.

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Battling Irritable Bowel Disease

Can Irritable Bowel Disease be treated? Ahmed Mustafa, associate professor of bioinformatics at AUC, researches the connection between the human gut microbiome and IBD. Through a project conducted in collaboration with Human Longevity Inc, J. Craig Venter Institute and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Mustafa found significant detections that can help create a probiotic to treat, or at least reduce the severity of, IBD.

Videogames: A Blessing or a Curse?

Studies often show that video games have harmful effects on children. The research of Dina Bassiouni, assistant professor of marketing at the AUC School of Business, takes a different stance. Bassiouni talks about her research on children's engagement with computer and video games from developmental, social and educational perspectives, and whether such engagement can be beneficial.

Faculty Spotlight: Tina Jaskolski

Meet Tina Jaskolski, assistant professor in the School of Sciences and Engineering and associate director of CARES, and learn about her favorite part of her job, what projects she is currently working on and more.

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